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April 16, 2015: Tomorrow it is 250 years since farmers from the rural districts near Bergen gathered in Bergen to protest against the extra tax of 1762.  The protesting farmers (also known as "striler") got their taxes returned, but they soon had to pay these back again. The list of these "striler" who particpated in "Strilekrigen" is now digitised and available as images of the original (use the link "Bla") as well as transcribed records (use the link "Søk") .


April 15, 2015: More transcribed church records are now available for search.  The records are mainly transcribed by guests in the Digital Inn. We would like to thank Slektsforum for Indre Nordmøre, Hedmark slektshistorielag, Gjøvik og Toten slektshistorielag, DIS-Rogaland, Olav A. Haugen and Tor Magne Midtbø for their contributions.


April 14, 2015:  We will focus on the publishing of transcribed data. Hopefully we manage to publish some data every day, so check  the list of the Most Recent 100  frequently. Today we have published transcribed church records.


March 20, 2015: The 1900 Census is available as print-ready pdf-files you can download for free.  Thereby all the national censuses from 1801, 1865, 1900 and 1910 are available as printed editions . The editions are based on the data you find online, and they come with indexes on given names, last names, birth place and residence. Sadly, they are only in Norwegian.


March 18, 2015: We continue publishing transcribed church records.  Today we managed only five lists, you find them in the right-most column, but they are also added to the list of the Most Recent 100.


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